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Digital Photograph - Heritage Peppercorn Tree along Stock Route, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Apr 2010 Image Reg. No: MM 112556

One of nine photographs taken by Robert Cutting on 25 April 2010 of the Newmarket Saleyards. These photographs were commissioned by the Kensington Community Group for use in preparation for the 150th Anniversary of the Newmarket Saleyards to be celebrated in 2011. The photographs document the Newmarket site from a current (2010) perspective.
Description Of Content:
Image of Newmarket Saleyards, showing heritage listed Peppercorn tree on the northern side of Epsom Road, between the Saleyards and Abattoirs, along the Stock Route. Peppercorn trees, elms and native eucalypts were abundantly planted at the Newmarket Saleyards, especially along walkways and near grazing areas, providing shade and protection from strong winds.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Robert Cutting, 2010
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: artworks, farm animals, agriculture, dogs, markets, urban landscapes, agricultural workers, farming methods, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Growing Up in Newmarket, Bluestone Paving at the Newmarket Saleyards, The Back Gate at the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Saleyards Timeline, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: livestock paths
Original Caption: Heritage Peppercorn Tree along Stock Route
Format: Digital Photograph: Colour
Place Depicted: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010
Photographer: Robert Cutting, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010
Commissioned By: Kensington Community Group, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010

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